Evolutionary and Ecological Characterization of Mayaro Virus Strains Isolated during an Outbreak, Venezuela, 2010
Albert J. Auguste, Jonathan Liria, Naomi L. Forrester, Dileyvic Giambalvo, Maria Moncada, Kanya C. Long1
, Dulce Morón, Nuris de Manzione, Robert B. Tesh, Eric S. Halsey, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Rosa Hernandez, Juan-Carlos Navarro, and Nikos Vasilakis
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (A.J. Auguste, N.L. Forrester, K.C. Long, R.B. Tesh, S.C. Weaver); Universidad de Carabobo, Naguanagua-Valencia, Venezuela (J. Liria); Ciudad Universitaria, Caracas, Venezuela (D. Giambalvo, M. Moncada, D. Morón, R. Hernandez); Centro de Investigaciones de Virosis Hemorrágicas y Enfermedades Transmisibles, Guanare, Portuguesa State, Venezuela (N. de Manzione); US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru (E.S. Halsey, T.J. Kochel); Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas (J.-C. Navarro)
Figure 2. Midpoint-rooted maximum-likelihood phylogeny of 29 Mayaro virus strains on the basis of complete genome sequences, Venezuela, 2010. Nodes are labeled with bootstrap values ≥90%. Tip labels indicate year of isolation, strain name, and country of isolation. Scale bar indicates percentage nucleotide sequence divergence. Isolates DQ001069 and KJ013266 were previously sequenced and obtained from GenBank.
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